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    Creation of an integrated Harrow Community Learning Disability Team

    5 December 2019

    From Harrow CCG Dear Colleagues Creation of an integrated Harrow Community Learning Disability Team Harrow Council, Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) are pleased to announce that they have been working together to ensure local residents with a learning disability receive a more joined-up approach. To this […]

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    Second CNWL Domestic Abuse conference inspires new ambassadors to spread awareness

    3 December 2019

    Over 100 staff members attended our second CNWL Domestic Abuse learning event last week (Wednesday 27 November), which was held to support 16 Days of Activism, an international campaign on ending violence against women and girls.  The day included hearing from a range of speakers who provided insights on key themes, such as funding for […]

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    The winter edition Learning Disabilities newsletter is out now

    3 December 2019

    The winter edition of the learning disabilities newsletter is out now. Download it on this link (PDF).

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    CNWL Addictions consultant presents at Opioid Study Day

    2 December 2019

    Dr Jeffrey Fehler, Consultant Psychiatrist in our Addictions Service in Hillingdon took part in an Opioid Study Day last Saturday, at the Academic Centre at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH). This study day was arranged by the Pain Management Unit at MKUH to consider the use of opioids in the management of pain conditions, opioid […]

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    Workshops teaching recovery techniques to children

    29 November 2019

    The Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service will run sessions to teach children and young people recovery techniques in the New Year. ‘Teaching Recovery Techniques’ (TRT) groups have been used all over the world to help children and young people learn skills to recover from trauma.  The Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service Children and Young People’s […]

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    Introducing Jonathan Craven, our new Head of Information Governance

    27 November 2019

    Jonathan Craven is CNWL’s new Head of Information Governance. Information Governance (IG) at CNWL includes the appropriate legal handling of sensitive information, confidentiality, data protection, health records, and requests under the Freedom of Information Act. See our dedicated data protection page for more information. He started work here on Monday 25 November, coming from a […]

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    BBC boost to CNWL’s voting rights campaign

    27 November 2019

    CNWL’s campaign to encourage mental health patients /service users to register to vote and get their voice heard in the forthcoming General Election. (12 December 2019) has received a boost from the BBC. BBC London filmed at our Colham Green Road Rehabilitation Unit at Hillingdon Hospital and spoke with patients William Arthur and Louise Evans […]

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    Rebecca Stanley talks self-harm in BBC radio show

    26 November 2019

    Our Clinical Nurse Specialist at Westminster CAMHS, Rebecca Stanley, spoke about self-harm on a BBC radio show. Rebecca talked about the rising severity of self-harm and the role of social media in accelerating it. Listen to the programme on the BBC website.

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    Occupational Therapist in Hillingdon Community services wins Hidden Gem

    25 November 2019

    Congratulations to Sarah Carroll, Occupational Therapist based at the Hawthorn Intermediate Care (HICU) for winning the latest hidden gem award. Sarah who provides therapy to patients recovering from acute illness or injury says ‘it was a complete surprise’ to win. “I wasn’t quite sure what was going on or why I had won an award. […]

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    Paddy Proctor wins the Cavell Star Award

    25 November 2019

    Paddy Proctor, our recently retired Serious Incident Investigator, has won the Cavell Star Award for going the extra mile in caring for the patient’s families.  Since 2014 Paddy has been working as a serious incident investigator. A significant part of his role is to work closely with families who have been bereaved as a result […]

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